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Effective use of beech resources !

Effective use of beech resources !

Aomori Prefecture, where beech grows the most in Japan. The Shirakami Mountains, famous for their natural beech forests are registered as a World Natural Heritage Site.  BUNACO is a product that makes effective use of this abundant beech resources. A manufacturing...

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Beautiful woodworking technology!

Beautiful woodworking technology!

Do you know woodworking (woodturning) technology? There is a genre of woodworking that makes a shaving work by applying a knife to wood rotated at high speed. A woodworking lathe is a machine that rotates wood for "wood turning". The mechanism is...

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Difference between "Iron kettle" and "Kyusu"

Difference between "Iron kettle" and "Kyusu"

Do you know the difference between "Tetsubin" and "Kyusu"? Today, we would like to explain about it. -What kind of tool is an "iron kettle"? The iron kettle is a tool for "boiling hot water". Therefore, in general, many of them...

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What is Shigaraki ware?

What is Shigaraki ware?

  Shigaraki ware is a pottery made around Shigaraki Town, Koka City, Shiga Prefecture. Since clay and raw materials are mixed and kneaded with pottery soil, it is possible to make thick and thick pottery or large pottery. The characteristic...

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How to make miso soup

How to make miso soup

Hello! Japan has recently become a comfortable climate. Today, we introduce how to make simple miso soup. Miso soup is made by cooking ingredients such as tofu (bean curd) and wakame (kelp) in a broth made from konbu (dried kelp)...

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The charm of the copper pot

The charm of the copper pot

  Do you know the characteristics of copper pots? They have two major features. - Thermal conductivity - Heat retention Today, we introduce the copper pot brand that professionals also love.   Nakamura Copperware “Well-established traditional workshop which is celebrating 80 year anniversary...

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What is Yosegi zaiku?

What is Yosegi zaiku?

Yosegi zaiku = Parquet is a woodworking technique that combines various types of wood and draws patterns using the differences in each shade. In Japan, it is famous as a traditional craft in Hakone Town, Kanagawa Prefecture, and is said...

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What is Aritayaki?

What is Aritayaki?

Aritayaki  is porcelain manufactured in Arita Town, Saga Prefecture. Arita porcelain, which has been around for over 400 years, is said to be the oldest porcelain in Japan. Porcelain is a type of pottery that is even harder than pottery.It...

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